"My mother always thought I should become a lawyer or a doctor and I could have the drawing "to fall back on." But I decided to become a punk rocker, and in 1992 when I landed in Chicago,...Read more
Listen here to the NPR Fresh Air with Terry Gross interview with Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis about the rock-n-roll & country music influences on their new collab album, playing gospel and “the Devil’s music,” and what Robbie calls “the heat death of the universe.” It's Terry Gross, so you know she goes in depth and asks the tough questions....Read more
"A shrewd, witty album that's a throwback to the earliest era of rock n' roll — but it's not pickled in nostalgia."
Fulks & Lewis...Read more
In case ya missed it on the ol' radio this morning, Chicago's resident country/blues jug band and longtime Bloodshot stalwarts Devil In A Woodpile perform and chat on Morning Shift on Chicago's superb NPR station WBEZ! Listen here and then see them at American Music Fest at FitzGerald's this Saturday with Sarah Shook & The Disarmers...Read more
Little Stevie Van Zandt (yes, that Steven...of E Street Band and The Sopranos fame) runs one of the best rock-n-roll radio shows around and has a kickass station on SiriusXM, and this week he named Barrence Whitfield & The Savages' "Slowly Losing My Mind" as The Underground Garage's Coolest Song in the World!!! Hear the...Read more
Pour some sour mash into the eggnog!
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers toured the West Coast for the first time this past fall, and they cruised into KEXP's famed studio for a live session. See the full session below, featuring three songs from their debut album Sidelong, and ONE BRAND NEW SONG! (More details on where that new song...Read more
You can now listen to Lydia Loveless's WXPN Free at Noon session, recorded last week at World Cafe Live. Lydia and her band tear through eight songs from new album Real in front of a lively audience in the City of Brotherly Love. Listen once, listen twice, listen all you damn want!
Robbie Fulks performed live on NPR Music's Mountain Stage with his top shelf band, and you can listen to it here! Robbie performs songs from his new Bloodshot album Upland Stories, as well as some RF classics.
In the intro, he is introduced as "one of the most talented people ever." We'd have to agree.
Lydia Loveless's Real is featured on the newest episode of Sound Opinions, and Greg and Jim give it uber high praise! They touch on the refined and honest songwriting, as well as the expanded stylistic range, "from pop to sparse acoustic to new wave, but all with her country flair in them."